It’s been a wild week, TSA Watchers. There’s so much we could talk about, from baby pat-downs to food hysteria and grounded imams.
But let’s start where we left off last Saturday, with an agency leveraging Osama Bin Laden’s long-overdue demise to freak out the American traveling public.
Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano decided to make it official this week by giving outgoing CBS News anchor Katie Couric an exclusive interview in which she said absolutely nothing but amped up her rhetoric.
A sample soundbite:
The baseline has gone up. You know, when the color coded system was invented, the baseline was still, it was a pre-9/11 baseline. But terrorism threats continue to grow, they continue to evolve and so the actual baseline is elevated.